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Pakistan's cement dispatches rise 16% in January

03 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement factories recorded a growth of 16.3 per cent in cement dispatches during January 2021 when total cement dispatches reached at 4.73Mt against 4.07Mt in the same month of last fiscal year, says data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). Out of the total dispatches, local cement shipments increased to 4.03Mt compared to 3.26Mt in January 2020, depicting a growth of 23.7 per cent. Whereas exports dropped by 14.1 per cent from 808,874t to 694,9...

Pakistan shows healthy dispatches in November 2020

07 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry dispatched 4.508Mt domestically and overseas in November 2020, recording a growth of 4.2 per cent on a YoY basis, according to the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA).   Out of the total dispatches, the local share increased by 6.3 per cent to 3.742Mt from 3.521Mt in November 2019, while exports registered a reduction of five per cent to 766,273t from 806,521t. This was the first instance of decreasing exports during the current fiscal. ...

APCMA posts highest monthly dispatches in October 2020

05 November 2020, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has released overseas and domestic dispatches data of 5.735Mt for October 2020, which is in line with the statement by Lucky Cement’s CEO, Mohammad Ali Tabba. Local shares increased by 15.8 per cent to 4.859Mt from 4.195Mt in October 2019 while exports registered an increase of 11.6 per cent, rising to 0.875Mt from 0.784Mt in the same month last year. Regional dispatches In the northern region, domestic cement dispatches increase...

Pakistan cement records rising September dispatches

05 October 2020, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer Association (APCMA) released the highest local and overseas dispatch figures for September 2020. Total dispatches by Pakistani cement producers during September 2020 reached 5.213Mt against dispatches of 4.273Mt in September 2019.   Experts attribute September’s pick-up in cement dispatches to post-Eid break and monsoon rains last month. The export to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka also increased during this period. According to the breakdown, the domestic...

Pakistan cement records a 2% uptick in dispatches in FY20

07 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement industry during the FY19-20 (July 2019-June 2020) recorded a rise of two per cent to 47.81Mt in total cement dispatches from 46.88Mt in FY18-19. All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) attributed this growth to the strengthening of higher export growth, which reached 19.8 per cent with exports surpassing the 7Mt mark after a long time. However, the domestic consumption contracted by almost one per cent during this fiscal year, the first such decline in the las...

Colombian deliveries up 5% in February

03 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia increased 5.3 per cent YoY to 1.025Mt in February 2020, according to the Colombian statistics office, DANE. In February 2019 dispatches reached 0.973Mt. Growth was particularly strong in the builders and contractors segment, which saw a 10.8 YoY expansion. Dispatches to the retail sector were up 3.6 per cent YoY while demand from ready-mix concrete companies was stable. Cement production advanced 5.3 per cent to 1.037Mt in February when compared with February ...

Colombian cement market expands 9% in January

05 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia increased by 8.5 per cent YoY to 995,400t in January 2020 from 917,100t in January 2019, according the country’s statistics office, DANE. Shipments to the retail segment advanced by 12.1 per cent YoY while construction companies and contractors increased their offtake by 3.9 per cent in 1M20. However, there was a decline in ready-mix companies and pre-manufactured products sales of 1.8 and 2.9 per cent, respectively. Sales of bagged cement in January 2020 in...

Pakistan's cement industry likely to grow at average rate of 5%

24 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry is likely to grow at an average rate of five per cent in coming 4-5 years, anticipates by local research house. Analysts assumed local cement dispatches at 41.77Mt and export sales at 8.03Mt in FY20 with total cement dispatches due to grow by 3-6 per cent annually during FY22-25.   Historically cement sector has performed exceptionally well by posting a five-year CAGR of 10 per cent (FY14-FY18) in high margin domestic sales. However, FY19 saw the trend reversing on...

Pakistan cement dispatches grow strongly in 5MFY19-20

05 December 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer Association (APCMA) has released dispatch data for November and for the five months of July-November 2019. According to APCMA, Pakistani cement dispatches in July-November 2019 increased 2.9 per cent YoY to 16.854Mt, while exports were up 21.5 per cent YoY to 3.608Mt. Overall cement dispatches grew by 5.8 per cent to 20.462Mt.   In November 2019 the country's cement industry dispatched 3.538Mt to the domestic market, representing a YoY expansion of 5.1 per ce...

Pakistan's dispatches to grow in 5MFY19-20 

02 December 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) is yet to release dispatches data for  November and five months of July-November 2019, yet local experts are optimistic that cement sales are expected to grow eight per cent to 4.3Mt in November 2019 YoY, and five per cent YoY to 20.3Mt during the first five months of the current fiscal year of 2019/20. According to research report of Topline Securities, the industry sales, however, are likely to drop by 15 per cent in November 2019 MoM ...